‘Harry Potter’ Actor Sir Michael Gambon Has Died At 82 In The Hospital

Actor Sir Michael Gambon, most known for his role as Hogwarts Headmaster, Albus Dumbledore, in the popular film franchise, “Harry Potter,” has passed away at the age of 82.

Sir Gambon reportedly died in the company of his family, wife Anne, and his son Fergus while in the hospital after a “bout of pneumonia.”

Besides his role in “Harry Potter,” Gambon was a prolific actor with several movies under his belt. 

From playing King Edward VII in “The Lost Prince” to his powerful performance as a villain in the movie “The Insider,” the acting veteran has done and seen it all during his long and successful career.

Actor Sir Michael Gambon Has Died At 82

Sir Michael Gambon

Sir Michael Gambon, known for his iconic performance as Albus Dumbledore in the “Harry Potter” movies, has passed away at the age of 82. Gambon reportedly passed away after suffering from a “bout of pneumonia.”

In a statement, the late actor’s family said: “We are devastated to announce the loss of Sir Michael Gambon. Beloved husband and father, Michael died peacefully in hospital with his wife Anne and son Fergus at his bedside, following a bout of pneumonia.”

Sir Michael Gambon

They continued, “We ask that you respect our privacy at this painful time and thank you for your messages of support and love.”

Gambon’s filmography was large and vast and included amazing performances in films and TV shows such as “Path to War” and “The Insider.”

Throughout his illustrious career, he won four BAFTA TV Awards for best actor. First was in his career-defining role in “The Singing Detective,” and then for the 1999 TV series, “Wives and Daughters.” He got his third Bafta for the 2000’s show, “Longitude,” and then the next year for “Perfect Strangers.”

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